Renoir: Dance at Bougival (1883)

Another Favorite Dance at Bougival (French: La Danse à Bougival) is an 1883 work by Pierre-Auguste Renoir currently in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts,  Sebastian Smee  of The Boston Globe writes that this Renoir painting is “one of the museum’s most beloved works“. (Smee 2014). The Museum of Fine…

Umbrella Trends

Originally posted on God Thru the Arts:
My Process Most weeks, when I sit down to write my blog, I have know idea where the Spirit will take me. I have found it very helpful to have the framework of a series to latch onto and sometimes this will mean that I have a list of…

Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Bal du moulin de la Galette (1876)

Renoir’s Masterpiece of Early Impressionism This painting is doubtless Renoir‘s most important work of the mid 1870’s and was shown at the Impressionist exhibition in 1877. Though some of his friends appear in the picture, Renoir’s main aim was to convey the vivacious and joyful atmosphere of this popular dance garden on the Butte Montmartre….

Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Two Girls

Renoir….his paintings are immediately recognizable .  He is in a class of his own. This painting of two girls is both a snapshot in time and a masterpiece. (Image source: by Irina)

loumargi: Pierre-Auguste Renoir L’all e Couverte, 1872

loumargi: Pierre-Auguste Renoir Young Woman Sewing, 1875

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